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When I lost the use of my hi-hat and bass drum legs, I became basically a singer. I was a drummer who did a bit of singing, and then I became a singer who did a bit of percussion.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


Time is important to me because I want to sing long enough to leave a message. I'm used to singing in churches where nobody would dare stop me until the Lord arrives!
~By Mahalia Jackson ~


I find singing as somebody else very liberating, it just frees me up.
~By Jane Horrocks ~


I just want to make everybody feel what I'm singing. And just to relate to me and know that this has been dream since I was a little girl. I've worked so hard for this, and I just want them to connect with me.
~By Pia Toscano ~


The people who are making money are the ones who are writing and singing their own songs.
~By Jimmy Webb ~


I have a bad back partially from playing the drums and singing. I used to have to hold my body in such a position that my spine got out of alignment.
~By Don Henley ~


You can lose people without them dying, and I have, from moving, from traveling. The emotion is real, it just doesn't actually have to do with death. I'm singing about what I know, and it's a song about longing for somebody who's disappeared in your life.
~By Jon Crosby ~


I've never taken vocal lessons. My early trumpet training and a fortunate talent for singing has always been enough for me. In the case of rock singing, I've always felt it was better to remain a bit untrained to maintain your individuality.
~By Ronnie James Dio ~


If your lifeguard duties were as good as your singing, a lot of people would be drowning.
~By Simon Cowell ~


Anybody singing the blues is in a deep pit yelling for help.
~By Mahalia Jackson ~


I have been singing for the last 50 years, you know, so I deserve a break. Besides, there are talented singers around who can do justice to their work.
~By Lata Mangeshkar ~


And I told her point blank, you've got everything to live for. You've got such talent. You're back singing great, lose the weight. And she went and did it, and look at her now!
~By David Gest ~


I have always been intrigued with singing and I actually started my career in musical comedies.
~By Janine Turner ~


Singing connected with movements and action is a much more ancient, and, at the same time, more complex phenomenon than is a simple song.
~By Zoltan Kodaly ~


I didn't understand that I could sing until I was like 11 or 12. My mom heard me singing around the house and she said, What are you doing? You really can sing! So then I started going to school and singing to the girls.
~By Chris Brown ~


You sang in church, you know, and you didn't act at all. You tried not to act, you tried to tell the truth. The idea of being a troubadour on the road singing for your supper was very disturbing to him.
~By James Earl Jones ~


There were wonderful moments when I was singing for the first time in the Olympia Theatre and I was pregnant with my son, which was very, very strange for a singer.
~By Nana Mouskouri ~


I started in 1946 in radio. I was ten years old. I was discovered singing in a school play. Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.
~By Hector Elizondo ~


I don't think we should speak so much. What if we were singing a song? We split, whilst singing.
~By Jean Gabin ~


In opera, there is always too much singing.
~By Claude Debussy ~


He asked if I was a songwriter, and I said yeah, that I was in town because I'd won this contest. He said, okay, then he was gonna play me his hit, and started singing 'When it's time to relax, one beer stands clear... '
~By Arthur Godfrey ~


In an attempt to amuse my friends and family, I would do impressions of Dean Martin, singing Everybody Loves Somebody. I secretly really enjoyed singing the song.
~By Peter Gallagher ~


My singing wasn't horrible, but my dancing really made it look silly. It's not like I'm a horrible singer that can't sing. But I don't have the consistency or the presentation skills that a good performer has.
~By William Hung ~


I always thought I was singing American folk music.
~By Lonnie Donegan ~


I'm not comfortable singing in front of people yet. That's going to take another 100 performances.
~By David Friedman ~


When I sang that song, I felt it was almost as if some force had moved into my body. Things like that have only happened to me singing jazz. It doesn't happen when singing pop. I get so deeply into the music, it feels like I've become someone else.
~By Rita Coolidge ~


I grew up in a community that was bilingual. I've done it for a while, singing in both languages.
~By Jon Secada ~


I just prefer instrumental. I don't need to hear what other people are singing. And if I need music as a backdrop to work or to think, I need to have that part of the brain clear - I don't need people feeding their fantasies into my vision.
~By Lydia Lunch ~


I'm not in it for the money. I like music. I love to write music. I can't imagine myself not playing or singing or writing. It would just drive me crazy if I didn't.
~By Paul Simon ~


My father started me singing in church.
~By DeForest Kelley ~


Well, I actually first got into music as a small child, and as I became a teen, I sought out making money from music, weather that was singing lounge gigs, backup in studios, or weddings.
~By Chantal Kreviazuk ~


There is no singing anymore, everything is yelling and shouting and rapping and that is real boring to a guy like me.
~By Sebastian Bach ~


When I became 16 I started thinking seriously about singing.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


I'm singing what I want to sing based on the emotion of what that day feels like. That's what comes out of my mouth and guitar. That impacts people. They know anything can happen.
~By John Mayer ~


He didn't want me to become a musician, he wanted me to be a doctor, because he said singing was too hard.
~By Nusrat F. A. Khan ~


I'd rather be dead than singing "Satisfaction" when I'm forty-five.
~By Mick Jagger ~


I grew up on musicals, and I know they are quite the thing now, but I'm actually a little indignant, because I started taking singing lessons years ago - I put the time in!
~By Marisa Tomei ~


Every time I talk about this, I say: when the singer is singing, he must be respected, you must be able to hear what he's saying. You can't put a trombone and a drum up there, and a microphone on the drum, microphones on everybody. You can't hear what he's saying.
~By Compay Segundo ~


I will play my part by singing the spirit into every open heart.
~By Bobby Womack ~


The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.
~By Henry Miller ~


I was always singing the way I felt, and maybe I didn't exactly know it, but I just didn't like the way things were down there-in Mississippi.
~By Muddy Waters ~


I've been wanting to sing for a long time. I've been singing all my life, and I've tried different record companies, but it seemed like - it was such a struggle and so hard to get out there. So, I said, 'I'm gonna go on American Idol and see how far it takes me.'
~By Fantasia Barrino ~


I listened to Kelley's record with pleasure. Great to hear real music with respect for the righteous roots. Her singing is outstanding - no frills, down to the bone and intense.
~By Jerry Wexler ~


I was always musical - yelling when I was a baby, singing into a brush and singing in the shower.
~By Susan Boyle ~


My stuff was more of a folk coffeehouse thing, with more acoustic guitar, just me doing a single, and then adding on instruments and voices, with emphasis on lyrics and singing and light kind of acoustic jazz.
~By Dan Hicks ~


I don't want anything to get in the way of me and my singing. I want my mind as clear as possible.
~By Bobby McFerrin ~


Singing instrumental music is most important because, while you play an instrument, you are singing through the instrument... actually, you are singing inside.
~By Ali Akbar Khan ~


I started singing in the bathroom. Nothing was coming out. It was ghastly.
~By Rod Stewart ~


When I was singing, everybody liked me.
~By Nana Mouskouri ~


I remember when the candle shop burned down. Everyone stood around singing 'Happy Birthday.'
~By Steven Wright ~


We used to have a main female vocalist. But she had a baby. Now we do the singing ourselves.
~By Bernie Worrell ~


I don't want the giant ego. I don't want to become Kevin Costner, singing on the soundtrack to The Postman.
~By Joss Whedon ~


I will be singing primarily all the songs from the musicals that I have been in from over the years.
~By Elaine Paige ~


If you feel like singing along, don't.
~By James Taylor ~


With the supermarket as our temple and the singing commercial as our litany, are we likely to fire the world with an irresistible vision of America's exalted purpose and inspiring way of life?
~By Adlai Stevenson ~


I worked on my voice for Sweet Dreams, but only to match my speaking voice to Patsy's actual singing voice. That was my way into that character.
~By Jessica Lange ~


There was one emotional outlet my people always had when they had the blues. That was singing.
~By Ethel Waters ~


I appreciate what others have done in the past especially for my genre, and my style of singing. And they sure put a footprint - you know, they got the foot in the door, but I'm going to put my foot straight through the door.
~By James Durbin ~


Even if I don't have the money to take vocal lessons, I'll practice in the house by myself singing out loud.
~By Christina Milian ~


The singing was something I got from my father.
~By Woody Herman ~


As I go back and listen, the other girls weren't singing quite like I was.
~By Wanda Jackson ~


The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
~By George Edward Moore ~


I sing both in my shower and in my car, mostly in my car, because I have this weird thing - whenever I'm singing to the radio - my friends kind of hate it - but I pick out the harmonies in my head, and I'm singing the harmonies to the tracks and I'm jamming it out.
~By Paul McDonald ~


I miss my singing career very much.
~By Elvis Presley ~


For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness.
~By Reba McEntire ~


After being so bad I could hear the angels singing.
~By Lillie Langtry ~


I enjoy all aspects of singing and I'm luckily given the choice to be part of different styles of music.
~By Bryn Terfel ~


I then realized that I could never be satisfied again with the mere natural charm of my voice, that I had to constantly paint when singing, melting all the colors, expressing reds and blacks that had to be less primary but bursting with subtly colored combinations.
~By Placido Domingo ~


Dysphonia is not a singing problem. It's a voice box issue in the muscle on the voice, very different from having a nodule on the vocal cords, which I've never had. I'm lucky that I've never had that. It needs a long renewal time, and even today, I am still addressing it.
~By Shania Twain ~


My acting ability would have sent me back to the post office. It was my singing that got me jobs. Ironically, now, people think of me as an actor and don't know me much as a singer.
~By Robert Guillaume ~


When I was nine, we'd take a bus to the seaside. Coming back, we'd take turns entertaining, singing songs and the like. I tried some stand-up comedy. I had a captive audience in that bus. Then I realized I wanted to do more than that.
~By Jim Dale ~


I was influenced a lot by those around me - there was a lot of singing that went on in the cotton fields.
~By Willie Nelson ~


It happens to the best of them. You lay off singing and your throat gets out of practice. No excuses. I blew it.
~By Bobby Darin ~


I was a kid, and I remember my mother singing. She was also a radio soap opera actress, but my mother sang.
~By Ruben Blades ~


But enough joking. I am singing. This is all my life.
~By Placido Domingo ~


I decided I was going to give up singing and concentrate on acting, and a result of that, I didn't do another film for two to three years, and I don't blame it on anybody but myself.
~By Bobby Darin ~


Singing is a way of releasing an emotion that you sometimes can't portray when you're acting. And music moves your soul, so music is the source of the most intense emotions you can feel. When you hear a song and you're acting it's incredible. But when you're singing a song and you're acting it's even more incredible.
~By Amanda Seyfried ~


Then when I was in grammar school I played the clarinet, and then, after clarinet I played the flute in college orchestra - besides singing in the college chorus and things like that.
~By Bobby McFerrin ~


An album is such a personal thing. It's something I always wanted to do. It's me doing me, singing as me.
~By Danny Aiello ~


One of my favorites is 'The Sound of Music'. When Julie Andrews runs through the hills singing her head off, I always wish that a gust of wind would blow her skirt up.
~By Mark Roberts ~


I spent many years laughing at Harry Secombe's singing until somebody told me that it wasn't a joke.
~By Spike Milligan ~


Singing becomes a form of therapy.
~By Placido Domingo ~


Sinatra was the biggest influence on my life, my singing career. And rightly so. I mean he was the best singer ever.
~By James Darren ~


But this is pretty new for me, both songwriting and singing.
~By Krist Novoselic ~


My other advice is to start writing songs and singing right away.
~By Jerry Harrison ~


A real active music set, based and really concentrated on what the music's all about. That's what I'm all about - singing and a really good strong music set.
~By Jon Secada ~


The most enjoyable part of my career is singing live.
~By Luis Miguel ~


Here, like everywhere else, laughing and singing, dancing and dreaming are not exactly the whole of reality; and for one ray of sun shining on the hut, the rest of the village remains in the dark.
~By Simone Schwarz-Bart ~


My grandmother sang, too, and she was really loud. It was this wild kind of singing. I count her among my influences.
~By Cassandra Wilson ~


If I did any movies I'd have to take a break from singing, because I'd want it to be really good.
~By Justin Timberlake ~


I do, too, most recently while I was singing karaoke in some weird bar.
~By Radha Mitchell ~


What comprises good performance? The ability through singing or playing to make the ear conscious of the true content and affect of a composition.
~By Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach ~


Singing is my life. It has always been my life. It will always be my life.
~By Celia Cruz ~


Actually I have been singing since I was a kid.
~By Gregory Harrison ~


The story about me, apocryphal or not, is that I could sing before I spoke. My parents went into bedroom one day and there I was standing in the crib singing God Bless America.
~By Linda Lavin ~


They look for the top note to end every song. They don't know what they are singing about. There is no style.
~By Frankie Avalon ~


Playing and singing at the same time is pretty cool, but sometimes it's difficult to know when you can just really let go a bit because you've got to get back to bloody microphone and sing some stuff.
~By Graham Coxon ~


If they're singing about heartbreak, they've lived it.
~By Paula Abdul ~


I wondered how people would take me being a country music singer. I thought about deviating from that and singing other things. But... it doesn't really make sense for me to try to be something that I'm not.
~By Carrie Underwood ~


In so many interviews, they bring up the sexual aspect of the record. I've had some journalists say it sounds like I'm lying down in bed singing with a microphone. It gets so old!
~By Lucinda Williams ~

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